|←Author Index: We||Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
|English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in parliament and was a supporter of King Charles I. From 1632 to 1639 he instituted a harsh rule as Lord Deputy of Ireland. Recalled to England, he became a leading advisor to the king, attempting to strengthen the royal position against parliament.|
Works about Wentworth
- “Wentworth, Thomas, Viscount Wentworth, Earl of Strafford,” in A Compendium of Irish Biography by Alfred Webb, Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son (1878).
- The Earl of Strafford in Select British Eloquence
- Lord Digby's speech against the attainder of Strafford
|Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.|